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Biologia Centrali-Americana, or, Contributions to the knowledge of the fauna and flora of Mexico and Central America (1889)

Author: Maudslay, Alfred Percival, 1850-1931; Goodman, J. T; Godman, Frederick Du Cane, 1834-1919; Salvin, Osbert, 1835-1898; Greve, W., lithographer; Griggs, William, 1832-1911; Hunter, Ada; Purkiss, W., lithographer; Shawe, W; Sweet, H. N. (Henry N.)
Volume: v. 3
Subject: Mayas; Indians of Mexico; Indians of Central America; Mayas; Indians of Mexico; Indians of Central America; Inscriptions, Mayan; Maya calendar
Publisher: London : Published for the editors by R.H. Porter ... and Dulau & Co.
Language: English
Call number: 39088013475009
Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Collection: biodiversity

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Text and plates originally issued in XVII parts (or fascicles) each (a total of 34 parts), plus Appendix. Each part in its own printed paper wrappers (text) or boards (plates). Sequence of parts does not correspond to overall order of text or plates. Part XVII of text includes title pages and contents pages for text volumes 1 to 4 and title page for Appendix. Part XVII of plates includes title pages and contents for vols. 1 to 4 of plates. Atlas vols. have 119, 98, 82, and 93 plates respectively

Appendix is dated 1897

Plates include drawings by Ada Hunter and E. Lambert, lithographed by W. Greve, W. Griggs, Hanhart, and W. Purkiss. Maps by A.P.M. Sur[veyors], W. Shawe, F.R.G.S., and Turner & Shawe, London. Photographs by A.P.M. photo[graphers] and H.N. Sweet, printed by the Autotype Co

Text printed on heavy laid paper. Some illustrations in text signed: Photogravure Goupil & Imp. Boussod-Valadon & Cie. [or] Goupilgravure, printed in Paris

Lists of titles in this series, "Subjects in Progress" and "Subjects Completed," printed inside paper wrappers of each fascicle of text

v. 1. Preface. Introduction. Copan -- v. 2. Quirigua. Ixkun. Yaxché. Rabinal. Chacujal. Utatlan and Iximché. Guatemala-Mixco (foundation-mounds). Menché -- v. 3. Chichén Itzá. Tikál -- v. 4. Palenque -- Appendix: The archaic Maya inscriptions. Calendars

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SCNHRB copy has text bound 4 v. in 1 (39088013474929, 39088013474960, 39088013475009, 39088013475041). Appendix bound separately in 3 v. with one v. containing the original boards only in an archival drop-back box. Atlas bound in 4 v. (39088013475082, 39088013475124, 39088013475165, 39088013475207)

SCNHRB copy blind-embossed on t.p. of v. 1: Bureau of American Ethnology Library [stamped acc. no.] 13780. Stamped on p. 27 of v. 1: Bureau of American Ethnology Library 1899. Appendix original front wrapper stamped: Bureau of American Ethnology Library 1899 [acc. no.] 8370. Vols. of atlas blind-stamped: Bureau of American Ethnology; v. 1 stamped with acc. no.: 18317

SCNHRB copy vols. 1-4 bound in recent red buckram, marbled edges and endpapers, title in gilt on spine; original printed gray paper wrappers bound-in. "Vol. 63" on spines of appendix

SCNHRB copy atlas vols. half bound in red sheepskin and buckram; housed in linen-covered dropback boxes

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